Stephen Zupicich


Player profile

  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 200
  • Hometown Bronxville, N.Y.
  • Last School Fordham Prep
  • Year Senior

Ohio State Overview
• Majoring in finance
• Has earned OSU Scholar-Athlete honors three times
• Is a veteran of 32 games since 2020 with 65 ground balls and 22 caused turnovers

2022 (Junior Season)
• Saw action in all 16 games
• Picked up 31 ground balls, fourth-most on the team
• Caused a team-high 13 turnovers
• Had back-to-back three caused-turnover games vs. Rutgers (March 27) and Penn State (April 1)
• Also caused three turnovers in a 16-10 win over Michigan in the Big Ten Tournament

2021 (Sophomore Season)
• Played in 10 of 11 games of the Buckeyes
• Had 25 ground balls and seven caused turnovers
• Had five ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. Maryland

2020 (Freshman Season)
• Was a key contributor as a long stick defensive midfielder
• Had nine ground balls on the season, including a career-high three in the season-opener against Detroit Mercy
• Played in six of seven games
• Had two ground balls against Bucknell and Cornell
• Caused two turnovers in a 11-4 win at Boston University

Prior to Ohio State
• Three-year starter and three-year letterwinner for head coach Chris Helmsley at Fordham Prep.
• As a junior in 2018 was a first team all-CHSAA selection as Fordham Prep won the city championship over rival Iona Prep in overtime.
• Led the Rams in ground balls as a sophomore, junior and senior.
• First-team All-Lower Hudson Valley, all-CHSAA and a U.S. Lacrosse All-American as a senior in 2019.
• Defensive Most Valuable Player and a first-team all-league selection in 2017.
• Is the son of Marc Zupicich and Rose Mary Domas.